Category Archives: Library Boards

When Will We Ever Learn?

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Prepared for the Job

Public libraries in Wisconsin, and probably every other state, are overseen by a board of trustees.  We love and need our trustees.  But sometimes we forget that they are volunteers, and don’t always know what their job involves/includes. I’m teaching … Continue reading

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Library Advocacy Done Right!

There is very little I can say about Thing 1 and Thing 2 (from The M Word).  Except, read it.  And watch the video.  And read the Power Guide.  And learn how your library can do this too.  Library boards, … Continue reading

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So How’s Your Board Doing?

I haven’t talked about public library board members (or as they are often called, Trustees) lately, and that’s a mistake.  Public libraries are nowhere without their boards, and in fact, in most states, the boards hire and supervise the director, … Continue reading

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Library Trustees–an Important Asset

I believe that it is true that members of a public library board, sometimes called trustees, can be the very best tool that library has.  I also believe it is imperative to educate them so that they can be as … Continue reading

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